Synonyms for access

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ak-ses
Phonetic Transcription : ˈæk sɛs

Top 10 synonyms for access Other synonyms for the word access

Définition of access

Origin :
  • early 14c., "an attack of fever," from Old French acces "onslaught, attack; onset (of an illness)" (14c.), from Latin accessus "a coming to, an approach," noun use of past participle of accedere "approach" (see accede). The later senses are directly from Latin. Meaning "an entrance" is from c.1600. Meaning "habit or power of getting into the presence of (someone or something)" is from late 14c.
  • noun admission, means of entry, approach
Example sentences :
  • The way was open; the access was free; the progress as rapid as thought could make it.
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King
  • Where can I have access to old files of the leading news-papers?
  • Extract from : « Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 8, May 21, 1870 » by Various
  • For through him we both have access by one Spirit unto the Father.
  • Extract from : « An Explanation of Luther's Small Catechism » by Joseph Stump
  • His martyrdom was continued by forbidding him all access to the healing waters.
  • Extract from : « The Secret Agent » by Joseph Conrad
  • The means of access to the villages, away from the railway, are extremely poor.
  • Extract from : « The Hunted Outlaw » by Anonymous
  • Access to books and lectures comprised all within the bounds of his wishes.
  • Extract from : « Self-Help » by Samuel Smiles
  • Neither of you two could ever be sure when, or if at all, he availed himself of that access.
  • Extract from : « The Mystery of Murray Davenport » by Robert Neilson Stephens
  • “You say that no one save yourself and the prisoner had access to your room,” I said.
  • Extract from : « The First Violin » by Jessie Fothergill
  • The mining districts are very mountainous and difficult of access.
  • Extract from : « Hittel on Gold Mines and Mining » by John S. Hittell
  • Nevertheless, access to the village was possible by the strip of rocks beneath it.
  • Extract from : « A Spirit in Prison » by Robert Hichens

Antonyms for access

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